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BEST Men's Clothing, sophisticated

2011 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Alan Bilzerian

Boston

Economic downturn bedamned. This boutique is still standing tall, thanks to a rocking inventory that keeps the well-heeled masses coming. Find handmade Chelsea boots by Albert Fasciani, a one-of-a-kind Imp of the Perverse jacket with handpainted lining, and surface-dyed charcoal… read more»

2010 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Barneys New York

Boston

The Brooks Brothers non-iron shirt has its place, but when the situation calls for something a little more snazzy, the best-dressed men in town head to Barneys. The men’s department is unbeatable, featuring designer fashions that are easy to pull… read more»

2008 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated
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Louis Boston

Boston

Hey, you—in the cargo pants and Chucks. Casualwear is fine for casual moments, but your big client meeting, your anniversary dinner, and for-the-love-of-Christ your best friend’s wedding call for something far spiffier. At Louis Boston (go on, it’s not as… read more»

2005 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Aquascutum

Boston

There are certain advantages to Boston’s lingering Anglophilia. Aquascutum is one of them. The sole American outpost of the venerable British chain carries trim tailored suits, broad-collared dress shirts, and vibrantly hued ties, as well as the clothier’s signature line… read more»

2004 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Sean

Boston

The inventory at this new outpost of the tiny, much-hyped Sean chain consists exclusively of items created by up-and-coming Parisian designer Emile Lafaurie, whose fans have drawn comparisons to Paul Smith and a young Ralph Lauren. His line has also… read more»

2003 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Ermenegildo Zegna

Boston

Expensive Italian clothing, like rare Italian wines and beautiful Italian women, can seem intimidating to men who don’t speak the language. But even men unfamiliar with the technical definition of superfine wool (it means the threads measure less than 19.5… read more»

2002 BEST Men's Clothing, Sophisticated

Ermenegildo Zegna

Boston

Don’t let those ill-dressed goombas on The Sopranos fool you: Nobody knows stylish sophistications like the Italians. The Napoli Couture collection at Ermenegildo Zegna is a strong case in point—suits and jackets made mostly by hand from superior fabrics exclusive… read more»